Court: Texas abortion clinics stay open

...years.If the court steps in, the hearing and the eventual ruling would come amid the 2016 presidential campaign.Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas would have allowed the state to move ahead...
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My Turn: The nuts and bolts of the Affordable Care Act are loose to include a federal one.Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for the...federal exchange would not. The Chief Justice further observed that the ACA...federal support. In that case, Chief Justice Roberts surprised many by ruling...

...solidifying the contours of his legacy with the help of unlikely allies in Congress and the Supreme Court.Led by Chief Justice John Roberts, the high court preserved Obama's signature health care law Thursday, hours before a Republican-controlled...
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Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

...marriage is a good idea should be of no concern to us," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in dissent. Roberts read a summary...the first time he has done so in nearly 10 years as chief justice."If you are among the many Americans - of whatever...
Obamacare survives second fight

...stern challenges at the Supreme Court.At the court, Chief Justice John Roberts again wrote the opinion in support of the...statutory interpretation" that were redolent of the chief justice's efforts to save the law in 2012.The 2012 case...
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'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case

...a classic death spiral," using a term for market collapse.Oral arguments on March 4 revealed a divided court. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy seemingly are key to the outcome, which won't be known until late June...
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Fabe stresses importance of rural, tribal relations

JUNEAU - Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe on Wednesday stressed the importance of working...addressing the Legislature on the 50th anniversary of former Chief Justice Jay Rabinowitz's appointment to the state Supreme...
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After historic arguments, gay marriage ruling coming

...justices appeared skeptical of gay-marriage arguments.Chief Justice Roberts said gay couples seeking to marry are not...rulings are responsible for all the others.Yet the chief justice also questioned the states' argument."If Sue loves...
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Judging judicial selections

...council seats seven members: the Chief Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court...confirmed by the Legislature and the chief justice only votes to break ties. The...require all members, excluding the chief justice, to be confirmed by a majority...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: A fix in search of a law

...interest was undermined when the Chief Justice voted in agreement with lawyer...candidate. Suggesting that the Chief Justice should have exercised tie-breaking...Kelly's implication that the Chief Justice should refrain from breaking ties...


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